Senior QA Engineer
QlikTech - Newton, MA

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QlikTech offers a fast-paced, high-energy, innovative, global, and team-oriented culture, with an agile and exciting working environment, as well as plenty of opportunities for you to grow as a professional and as an individual in a cutting edge technology environment. As an R&D professional and a member of a talented, cross functional and devoted team you will have the opportunity to influence and make a significant impact on our research and development work.
You will work with a world class product, QlikView, with the most talented people in software development, where innovation and knowledge sharing is as important as a healthy balance between your life at Qliktech and your life outside.

R&D is a core function at QlikTech that develops and delivers QlikView – the Business discovery solution. In order to support QlikTech’s fast growth, the R&D organization has been and will continue to expand rapidly. This position in software development is instrumental to meeting the increasing number of requests for new features, higher quality and new products coming from our customers.

In this role, you will be responsible for testing various metadata and ETL components of the QlikView product.

Your responsibilities:
Review functional specifications and detailed design documents to derive test objectives.

Document and execute test cases based on the test objectives.

Coordinate review of test objectives with appropriate project members.

Collaborate with other stakeholders including colleagues in Documentation, Development, QA, User Experience, and Product Management throughout the SDLC.

Communicate with engineering management and team leaders on task prioritization, scheduling, and coordination.

Actively contribute to product innovation.

Be an active contributor to the company’s initiatives for process improvements, and drive assigned initiatives.

Your skills and experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related discipline).

Minimum 4 years of related experience working on a commercial software product.

Experience with Agile software development methods such as SCRUM is required.

Ability to analyze specifications to derive a set of test objectives and test cases.

Ability to effectively research and interview to obtain technical information for testing tasks.

Proficient and efficient test implementation and execution.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other QA engineers and project team members.

Ability to understand technical design of a feature and its impact on other areas of the product.

Ability to articulate current status, blocking issues, and task estimates.

Testing experience with software on the Microsoft Windows platform is strongly desired.

Testing experience with databases and data access technologies is strongly desired.

Test automation or programming or experience is strongly desired (e.g. Java, VB, sh).

Experience with data integration tools like Expressor or business intelligence tools like QlikView is strongly desired.

Creative – finding unconventional solutions to problems, “thinking outside the box”, open mind to innovation and new solutions.

To be the perfect candidate, you need to be an experienced tester with a strong sense of responsibility and great analytical skills. You’re also good at taking initiatives and drive towards defined objectives. You’re an excellent team player, you deliver with good results to benefit all the team although it’s a high pace environment. You’re able to describe complex problems to others, you listen and involve others in discussions and you tailor technical information to different audiences.

The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts. If you think this position is interesting, you are welcome to submit your application in English no later than the 15th of March. Please apply as soon as possible as we are working continuously with the applications for this assignment.

About this company
Qlik Technologies (QlikTech) puts important business data just a click away. The company provides its QlikView business intelligence (BI)...